Pivoting to a Virtual World >

NYC Outward Bound Schools teachers, staff and students were forced to get creative when schools closed their doors in the spring. As we now face a similar situation, we look back on what worked best in our pivot to the virtual world.

Creating a Virtual Crew Expedition >

This fall, NYC Outward Bound Schools rolled out its first Virtual Crew Expedition, a reimagined course with the same community building goals as a traditional wilderness expedition.

Why is voting important? A Brooklyn Collaborative student shares her experience. >

Akeelah Hargett Baldwin, a freshman at Brooklyn Collaborative Studies, recounts her experience in YVote’s #2020VisionforChange program, a cross-partisan civic engagement workshop for NYC teens.

A Message to the Community from Richard Stopol >

Read a message about Richard Stopol’s departure and legacy with NYC Outward Bound Schools.

Thank You to Richard Stopol: Our Extraordinary Founder and Leader >

Read a message about Richard Stopol’s legacy written by Board Chair Gifford Miller.

Sign Up For a Free Webinar on Remote Learning Best Practices >

NYC Outward Bound Schools is offering a free webinar on Sept. 22 with a panel of guests who will discuss lessons learned while teaching and learning remotely last spring, and what they’re planning to do differently this fall to make school less stressful and more productive.

Register Now: One More Opportunity to Attend Community-Building Webinar >

Back by popular demand, NYC Outward Bound Schools is offering an interactive webinar this fall that will give attendees the tools to build community across blended and remote learning environments.

School Designers Lead Virtual PD to Support & Connect Network Educators  >

Amid uncertainty surrounding the new school year, NYC Outward Bound Schools hosted two virtual professional development institutes.

Principal Coleman Says School Community Served as Lifeline During Pandemic >

Read an excerpt from NYC Outward Bound Schools’ webinar on SEL, during which Veronica Coleman, principal of Kurt Hahn, discusses how the strong relationships that her teachers formed with students pre-pandemic worked to their advantage when learning shifted online.

Council Member Treyger Commends Leaders for Community-Building >

Read an excerpt from NYC Outward Bound Schools’ webinar on SEL, during which Hon. Mark Treyger, NYC Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education, named Leaders High School as a model for how relationship-building should be implemented in schools city-wide.